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Ancient Mars

Ancient Mars May Have Hosted Microbial Life For HOW Long?

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Mars may have once been capable of supporting microbial life for hundreds of millions of years in the distant past, new findings from a long-lived Re...

Mars Rover Finds Site That Might Have Hosted Life

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 12.11.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars, which scientists say could have been a perfect ...

Desert Discovery Reveals Secrets Of Mars' Distant Past

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 11.21.2013 | Science

A meteorite found last year in the Sahara Desert is likely the first recognized piece of ancient Martian crust, a new study reports. The Mars meteor...

WATCH: What Did Mars Look Like Billions Of Years Ago?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

Ever pondered what our nearest planetary neighbor Mars may have looked like billions of years ago? Then ponder no more. NASA's Goddard Space Flight...

Planet's Surface May Have Harbored Key Building Block For Life

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.12.2013 | Science

At a time when life as we know it was just getting its start on Earth, Martian clay may have harbored a key component for one of life's molecular bu...